Sara Evans Biography & Photos

Sara Evans (born February 5, 1971 Sara Evans Linn in Booneville, Missouri) is an American country music singer.


Sara Evans grew up on a farm in Missouri. At the age of four she began to make music. A little later she made her debut with two siblings as Evans Family Band. At sixteen, she was every Saturday night on the stage of a local dance hall.

In 1991 she moved to Nashville, working first as a waitress. Here she met musician Craig Schelske. She joined his band and married him two years later. The group undertook extensive tours. In 1995, Evans returned to Nashville. The famous songwriter Harlan Howard was aware of them and provided a recording contract with RCA label.

Their first album, Three Chords and the Truth was published, 1997. It received good reviews and brought her an Academy of Country Music Awards nomination, but was commercially not very successful. Her breakthrough with their second album No Place That Far, which went gold after the single of the same had captured the top spot on the country charts and was able to place themselves in addition to the pop charts. One of the songs on this album was Evans himself composed. Known quantities of the country music had in shooting, including Vince Gill, Martina McBride, George Jones, Alison Krauss and Jamie O\’Hara.

In 2000, it reached the out-coupled from their third album Born To Fly Single again number one on the country charts. The accompanying video was made by the Country Music Association in 2001 awarded \”Video of the Year. The album reached double platinum status.
Year Title Label Note
Three Chords And The Truth 1997 RCA
1998 No Place That Far RCA Gold
2000 Born To Fly platinum RCA
2003 Restless platinum RCA
2005 Real Fine Place RCA
2007 Greatest Hits RCA

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